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The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure
Trades Union Councils and County Associations are an important part
An effective union needs two things: the first is a

Strong unions matter, which is why the TUC assists unions, through the Organising Academy, to build membership, improve workplaces and speak with authority on behalf of working people and their families.

Strong unions are created by investing in organising; thinking about our resources, how we represent members and develop reps and stewards.

For more information on what we're up to day to day, you can read our blog, Stronger Unions or you can contact the team on [email protected]

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Stronger Unions is a news and comment blog about the UK trade union movement, managed by the TUC. We aim to be a central resource on the web for people wanting to find out about what unions are doing, and a community for people to contribute their own thoughts on developments for our movement.


The 2016 Trades Union Councils Conference was held on 4th and 5th June in Sheffield. This booklet contains all the resolutions that were passed at this year’s conference.
23 August 2016
The TUCJCC has developed this programme of work to ensure that trades union councils can identify their part in TUC campaigns and help implement the resolutions passed at the 2016 trades union councils conference.
23 August 2016
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC is holding a briefing for union officers and senior reps on the Trade Union Act. See the details on our events page https://www.tuc.org.uk/yorkshire-and-humberside/events
10 August 2016
TUC challenges surge in racist abuse...manage migration better...TU Act briefing...autumn union rep courses...Bristol skills event...news and campaign updates...
09 August 2016
Barnsley Trades Council is celebrating its 125th Anniversary by holding a Festival of Laboour History: Friday 14th October - Sunday 16th October; The Civic, Hanson Street, Barnsley, S70 2HZ. Weekend tickets £10
05 August 2016
Paul Routledge, former columnist on the Daily Mirror is compling an anthology of work, 'Lit From the Pit', drawing on the writing sent to him by miners and their families. He will be speaking about this at: Wakefield Lit Fest; Campaign for Press and Broadcasting Freedom National Coal Mining Museum,...
05 August 2016
81,000 workers went on strike in 2015 – the lowest ever number since records began in 1893, according to ONS data released today (Tuesday).
02 August 2016
Many vital rights at work in the UK are derived from EU law, guaranteeing things like paid leave entitlements, protections from being forced to work excessive hours, discrimination protections and rights for working mums-to-be. Following the UK vote to leave the European Union, we now have to decide what happens...
27 June 2016
Yorkshire and the Humber TUC campaign plan for 2016-17 is published.
22 June 2016
The TUC has today (Tuesday) welcomed the news that ministers are to drop controversial plans to allow police and intelligence agencies spy on union activity. TUC Deputy General Secretary Paul Nowak said: “We are pleased these proposals have been dropped, following a sustained campaign by unions and opposition MPs. State-sponsored...
07 June 2016

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